This year’s European harvest should increase by 2.7% compared to 2014 and to the average of the last five years according to the EU’s recently published data on the first harvest estimates for the 28 Member States. Italy is the
Brussels, 12 October 2015. EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines, has actively participated to the debates that took place at the Geographical Indication (GI) World Assembly meeting which was organised today at EXPO Milan. GI organisations and producers from
The conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the US is one of the EU’s priorities for 2015. Can the wine sector benefit from this agreement? Yes, certainly. Nowadays, the US is our largest export market. Wine
28 May Brussels. The European Federation of Origin Wines (EFOW), the Brussels-based organisation representing Geographical Indications (GIs) wines, welcomes the positive outcome of today’s vote in the European Parliament’s international trade (INTA) committee on MEP Lange’s report on the TTIP
The conclusion of the TTIP seems to be on top of the Commission’s agenda for 2015. The EU wine producers consider that these negotiations provide the perfect opportunity to secure a better protection of their Geographical Indications in the US.
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London, June 25, 2014. At ICANN50, Governments have failed to reach a consensus. The demand advanced by EU delegations to suspend the delegation of “.wine” and “.vin” was not taken into consideration. There is no longer any obstacle to a
In less than 3 days, ICANN’s 50th session will be taking place in London (22-26 June). The wine sector denounces some governments’ intervention that lead to the failure of negotiations between the sector and the candidate companies to the “.wine”
In view of the upcoming European Elections – 25 May – EFOW has decided to ask candidate MEPs to position themselves on a number of issues regarding the wine sector. In this roadmap, EFOW establishes a brief assessment of the
As discussions stall between candidate companies and the wine sector and further to the reaction of governments (GAC), ICANN decided on 4 April to give a 60-day period to stakeholders to reach an agreement. European winemakers represented by EFOW, the